pyorrhoea
n.
a former name for periodontal disease.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • pyorrhoea — see PUS …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • pyorrhoea — paɪ rɪə n. discharge of pus, secretion of greenish white fluid from an infected area …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pyorrhoea — [ˌpʌɪə ri:ə] (US pyorrhea) noun another term for periodontitis. Origin C19: from Gk puo (from puon pus ) + rhoia flux …   English new terms dictionary

  • pyorrhoea — BrE also pyorrhea especially AmE noun (U) a disease of your gums that makes your teeth become loose …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pyorrhoea — BrE also pyorrhea especially AmE noun (U) a disease of your gums that makes your teeth become loose …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pyorrhoea — py·or·rhoea …   English syllables

  • pyorrhoea — n. a former name for periodontal disease …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • pyorrhoea — /paɪəˈriə/ (say puyuh reeuh) noun a disease characterised in its severe form by the formation of pus in the pockets between the root of the tooth and its surrounding tissues, often resulting in the loss of the tooth; Riggs disease. Also, pyorrhea …   Australian English dictionary

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